The Ultimate Self-Branding Marketing Tool

On the second day of the iConnections: Discourse and Illumination¬†Conference, Professor Michael (Mike) Eisenberg facilitated a workshop (Illuminating Your Research Agenda) designed to help PhD student’s begin to think about their future as information professionals. It covered several topics ranging from how to give effective presentations to where individuals see themselves after graduation. Their were […] → Continue Reading The Ultimate Self-Branding Marketing Tool

From Rags to Eloquence

So, I stood at the head of a room full of people on May 9, 2011 under the assumption that I, Lassana Magassa, the poet did not have to dedicate much time to prepare for a fifteen minute talk on my research interests and progress. Boy was I wrong! (Of course I learned this the […] → Continue Reading From Rags to Eloquence

The Fun is Just Beginning

So, I am sitting here this evening listening to a video entitled “The Future of Libraries: Bruno Racine & Paul Leclerc, moderated by Paul Holdengr√§ber” and thinking about how this week began and all of the things that I have planned before it ends. You may be asking yourself, “How did it begin?” Well it […] → Continue Reading The Fun is Just Beginning